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Strike Air Madagascar: Madagascar national airline company has already lost over 7.5 million dollars

While Air Madagascar is facing since June 15 a strike of its employees which severely disrupts the domestic traffic, regional and international, that unlimited disengagement movement has already cost the Malagasy national airline company some 7,5 million dollars.
Added to this are expenses incurred for the approximately 3,600 passengers have been stranded in the Island and which amount according to the direction of Air Madagascar to about 220 million ariary (61,309 euros).
Earlier this week the delegate from the airline staff commander Rado Rabarilala has been arrested, he was accused of "divulging false information, criminal conspiracy and threats to the national economy".
In addition, five pilots of Air Madagascar and a mechanic are also subject to a prohibition on leaving the territory of Madagascar.
As a reminder, employees denounce the non-payment of contributions at their pension fund by the company. They also require that the existing management pack up. The recent acquisition of new aircraft by the strikers would also lead the company to the edge of the financial precipice.


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